ACA and ChemQuest collaborate for paint and coatings market report
August 31, 2011
The American Coatings Association (ACA) has selected The ChemQuest Group, Inc. as its partner to prepare its upcoming U.S. Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis: 2010-2015, publication of which is anticipated in December 2011. This market study will maintain continuity with previous iterations, and will also incorporate several new features. The U.S. Paint & Coatings Industry Market Analysis: 2010-2015 profiles performance of the coatings industry's 21 market sectors over the past two years, offering analysis, and projects sector performance for the five-year period following the most recent industry Census figures. In addition to digesting the U.S. Census data, the report will incorporate "real world" interviews with industry experts whose insights provide a solid base for analyzing the impact of trends and issues in major market segments along the paint and coatings supply chain. The forthcoming edition of the Market Analysis will also include special chapters addressing industry mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, raw material trends, technology trends, and green/sustainability issues.
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